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[11/19/13 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 19
Updates include: Bill Murray joins HBO's "Olive Kitteridge"; Dwyane Wade lands "Three the Hard Way" at FOX; and MTV extends "Awkward's" fourth season to 20 episodes.

[09/25/13 - 11:55 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 25
Updates include: Robert De Niro to succeed James Gandolfini on HBO's "Criminal Justice"; Emily Osment to star in ABC Family's "Young & Hungry"; and TBS gives pilot order to "Mostly Likely."

[02/19/13 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 19
Updates include: Tricia Helfer to lead ABC's "Killer Women"; Ari Graynor tapped as "Bad Teacher" for CBS; and Michael Peña to search for "The List" at FOX.

[01/07/13 - 10:02 AM]
Julia Stiles, David Walton, Camryn Manheim and Frances Fisher Headline "The Makeover," a New Hallmark Hall of Fame Presentation Premiering Sunday, January 27 on the ABC Television Network
Georgia Lyman also stars in the project, from director John Gray and writer C. Jay Cox.

[10/19/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 19
Updates include: Craig Robinson to star in potential NBC comedy; Tom Hertz gets put pilot order from CBS; and Ken Mok to executive produce FOX's "Scarlatti."

[10/16/12 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 16
Updates include: FOX to import the U.K.'s "Gavin & Stacey"; Ryan Hurst joins TNT's "King & Maxwell"; and Rob Thomas to take a new stab at "Metropolis" at The CW.

[01/05/12 - 09:00 AM]
2011 Ratings Recap: Cable's Scripted Dramas - What's Up? What's Down? What's on Top?
Find out how cable's 67 scripted dramas fared this past year.

[10/14/11 - 02:48 PM]
TNT Pulls the Plug on "Memphis Beat"
The Jason Lee-led drama joins "HawthoRNe" and "Men of a Certain Age" on the chopping block at the network.

[10/11/11 - 10:58 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 11
Updates include: "Harry's Law" gets six more scripts from NBC; Courteney Cox, David Arquette book "10 Years" at NBC; and Craig Zadan, Neil Meron to redo "Steel Magnolias" at Lifetime.

[09/07/11 - 10:22 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 for Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-34 and 18-49, and Men 18-34 and 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 29-September 4.

[09/02/11 - 09:09 AM]
TNT Cancels "HawthoRNe" After Three Seasons
The Jada Pinkett Smith-led drama was the network's second least-watched show this summer, behind the recently axed "Men of a Certain Age."

[08/23/11 - 11:11 AM]
TNT Continued Its Tremendous Success Last Week with "Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Closer" Topping the Charts
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 15-21.

[08/22/11 - 09:14 AM]
TNT Heats Up Summer with Basic Cable's Top Dramas
TNT spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/16/11 - 10:49 AM]
Basic Cable's Top Two Scripted Series - "The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" - Continue TNT's Tremendous Success Last Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 8-14.

[08/09/11 - 10:29 AM]
"The Closer," "Rizzoli & Isles" and the Two-Part "Falling Skies" Season Finale Accounted for Four of Basic Cable's Top 10 Programs in Total Viewers
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 1-7.

[08/02/11 - 12:04 PM]
Cartoon Network's Monday Night Stood Out Across All of July 2011 as the #1 TV Destination for Boys 6-11, 2-11 and 9-14
Turner spins the numbers for the month of July.

[07/26/11 - 11:14 AM]
"The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" Lead the Charge as Basic Cable's Top Scripted Shows for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 18-24.

[07/19/11 - 10:44 AM]
"The Closer" Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Scripted Program for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/15/11 - 03:45 PM]
TNT Locks in Summer Finales
"The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" will wrap their summer runs on Monday, September 12.

[07/12/11 - 11:17 AM]
TNT's Epic Series "Falling Skies" Continues to Reign as Cable's Top New Drama
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 4-10.

[06/28/11 - 11:09 AM]
Original Series and Record-Breaking Coverage of the 2011 NBA Playoffs Drove TNT to Rank as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime
Turner spins the TNT, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, truTV and TBS numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/14/11 - 12:06 AM]
Interview: "Memphis Beat" Star Jason Lee
TNT's original series returns for its second season tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/18/11 - 06:04 AM]
TNT and TBS Announce Extensive Slate of New Projects from Top Talents
"The Closer" spin-off "Major Crimes" is a go with Mary McDonnell while "TNT Tuesday Night Mystery" will feature a slate of six contemporary crime dramas.

[04/07/11 - 08:30 AM]
Diane Lane, Tim Robbins and James Gandolfini Star in HBO Films' "Cinema Verite," A Dramatic Look at the Making of the Groundbreaking Documentary "An American Family," Debuting April 23
The pay channel further details the original movie, which also stars Patrick Fugit, Kathleen Quinlan, Lolita Davidovich, Shanna Collins and Thomas Dekker.

[04/04/11 - 10:34 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 4
Updates include: Jennifer Johnson, Greg Plageman to run pilots; "Mr. Sunshine" co-creators stick with Sony; and Miranda Lambert to develop a new drama for ABC Family.

[03/10/11 - 10:19 AM]
TNT Announces Summer Schedule
"Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Closer," due Monday, July 11, are among the returning class.

[01/28/11 - 02:02 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: TNT
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[12/15/10 - 09:34 AM]
TNT on Track to Win First Place Among Key Adult Demo in 2010; Network Achieves 6% Overall Audience Growth
TNT spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/13/10 - 06:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 13
Updates include: Ethan Hawke in talks for FOX's "Exit Strategy"; Lifetime books latest "Project Runway" spin-off; and Jason Lee to spearhead pilot for Adult Swim.

[11/16/10 - 04:17 PM]
Exclusive: TNT Cancels "Dark Blue"
The network won't be ordering a third season of the series.

[09/16/10 - 12:40 PM]
The Beat Goes on as TNT Orders Second Season of Hit Series Memphis Beat
TNT has ordered 10 episodes for the second season of the series, which is slated to return in 2011.

[09/01/10 - 07:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 1
Updates include: FOX lands "Locke & Key"; Mekhi Phifer to depart "Lie to Me"; and TNT on track to renew "Memphis Beat."

[08/31/10 - 01:25 PM]
USA Keeps Its Place in the Sun During the Last Week of August
USA spins the numbers for the week of August 23-29.

[08/25/10 - 09:02 AM]
TNT's Blockbuster Hit Series Rizzoli & Isles and the Closer Top Cable's Summer Rankings
TNT spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[07/13/10 - 06:10 PM]
Exclusive: TNT Books Summer Finales
Said dates range from August 24 ("Hawthorne," "Memphis Beat") and September 22 ("Dark Blue").

[07/08/10 - 08:23 AM]
Syfy's Warehouse 13 Second Season Premiere Is #1 Tuesday Cable Scripted Series in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
Syfy further spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 6.

[06/23/10 - 12:17 PM]
Memphis Beat and Hawthorne Continue TNT's Original Series Success with Strong Tuesday Night Deliveries
TNT spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 22.

[05/19/10 - 06:02 AM]
Top Talent Chooses TNT and Tbs
Conan O'Brien's talk show to launch November 8 on TBS, TNT's Steven Spielberg-produced alien invasion drama dubbed FALLEN SKIES.

[05/10/10 - 01:03 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Memphis Beat" (TNT)

[05/05/10 - 07:50 AM]
Video: TNT Unveils Summer Line-Up
Watch trailers for all of the cable channel's upcoming originals.

[04/16/10 - 12:02 AM]
Development Update: Friday, April 16
Updates include: "Burn Notice," "Real Time With Bill Maher" land new seasons; Patton Oswalt departs NBC's "Beach Lane"; and Debra Winger is in talks to join HBO's "In Treatment."

[04/03/10 - 12:05 AM]
Exclusive: TNT Books "Memphis Beat" for June 22; "Leverage" Heads to Sundays
Plus: "Saving Grace" says goodbye on Monday, June 21 while "HawthoRNe" returns on Tuesday, June 22.

[01/21/10 - 01:18 PM]
TNT Aggressively Expands Original Programming Slate by Greenlighting Three New Original Series
TNT has ordered 10 episodes of each of the series, with plans to have DELTA BLUES and RIZZOLI & ISLES premiere in 2010 and the untitled alien-invasion series debut in 2011.

[12/10/09 - 06:13 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 10
Updates include: Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement nix season three of HBO's "Conchords"; ABC imports "The Six"; and Alfre Woodard joins TNT's "Delta Blues."

[12/03/09 - 06:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 3
Updates include: MTV renews "The City," "The Hills"; Kevin Connolly to be "Honest" for FOX; and more roles filled on HBO's "True Blood."

[11/20/09 - 06:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 20
Updates include: Alicia Witt to have a "Backyard Wedding" at Hallmark; and a trio joins Jason Lee on TNT's "Delta Blues."

[11/18/09 - 09:09 AM]
Jason Lee Takes Starring Role in TNT Pilot Delta Blues
He'll play Dwight Hendricks, "a Memphis police officer who lives with his mother and moonlights as an Elvis impersonator."

[11/03/09 - 06:05 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 3
Updates include: Tom Papa to host NBC's "Marriage Ref"; David Tennant to star in "Rex" for NBC; and Mark Mylod to helm Showtime's "Shameless" import.

[10/27/09 - 04:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 27
Updates include: TNT orders "Delta Blues" pilot; Joey Kern to lead "Ghosts/Aliens"; and Ron White to get animated for Comedy Central.

[05/14/08 - 06:44 AM]
Turner Entertainment Networks Offers Dynamic Programming Slate, Big Stars and Innovative New Options for Advertisers
George Clooney, Steven Bochco, Mark Burnett, Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, Dean Devlin, Ray Romano, Donnie Wahlberg, Jon Avnet, Russell Simmons, Joey "Run" Simmons, William H. Macy and Jamie Foxx all have projects in the works at TNT, TBS and truTV.







MEMPHIS BEAT (TNT)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/22/10 - 8/16/11
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2010-2011 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
2 (20 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 10/14/11
DESCRIPTION:
(from TNT's press release, March 2011) Jason Lee (My Name Is Earl) stars as a Memphis police detective with an intimate connection to the city, a passion for its music and a very demanding boss. Alfre Woodard (True Blood) and DJ Qualls (Hustle & Flow) also star.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Abraham Benrubi as JC Lightfoot
· Alfre Woodard as Tanya Rice
· Celia Weston as Paula Ann Hendricks
· DJ Qualls as Davey Sutton
· Jason Lee as Dwight Hendricks
· Leonard Earl Howze as Reginald Greenback
· Sam Hennings as Charlie "Whitehead" White
CREW INFORMATION:
· Abby Wolf-Weiss as CO-EP
· Clark Johnson as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· George Clooney as EP
· Grant Heslov as EP
· Henry Bronchtein as CO-EP
· Joshua Harto as CRTR/PROD
· Liz Garcia as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Smokehouse Productions
· Warner Horizon Television